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Aug 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
the government's massive surveillance program. this after a new bombshell from the nsa. nbc news capitol hill correspondent kelly o'donnell has all the details. >> reporter: it's a brief new look inside the secrets of the nsa. the director of national intelligence released several documents to show fisa court oversight of the spy program that sweeps up americans' phone records data. the government has acknowledged using a wider net than previously known. in what's known as hop analysis, the nsa tracks a call made by a terror suspect, but can then track all the records linked to anyone the first suspect calls and then to each of those contacted. senator dick durbin was clearly uneasy. >> when you look at the reach of this program, it envelops a substantial number of americans. >> reporter: frustration between senators and the intelligence community, starting with how nsa leaker edward snowden was ever granted access to the country's most guarded spy programs. senator patrick leahy dismayed that no heads have rolled at the nsa. >> if a 29-year-old school dropout can come in and take out massive
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Jul 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
evening, brian. tonight the guardian published more classified information, claiming the nsa can read content of e-mail and online chats without court approval. the intelligence community is firing back saying the program known as x keystone is only use ed against foreign terror suspects and the nsa is doing its own disclosures. today, a brief new look inside the secrets of the nsa. the director of national intelligence released several documents to show fisa court oversight of the spy program that sweeps up americans' phone record data. and the government acknowledged using a wider net than previously known in what is called hop analysis. the nsa tracks a call made by a terror suspect, but can then track all the records linked to anyone the first suspect calls. and on to anyone each of those callers contact, and so on. senator dick durbin was clearly uneasy. >> when you look at the reach of this program, and it envelops a substantial number of americans. >> reporter: frustration today between senators and the intelligence community, starting with how nsa leaker edward snowden was eve
NBC
Jul 31, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of this program the nsa has access to everything you've done on the internet. the nsa says it's the widest sweeping region for gathering intelligence on the internet. it has led to the capture of hundreds of terrorists. the director of the nsa was the keynote speaker at a hacker convention in las vegas. during his comments he was heckled. >> why should we believe you're not lying to us now? >> i haven't lied to congress. >> he said the nsa surveillance programs are crucial and they are only used to track down terrorists, not spy on americans. >>> a bill to cut the costs of student loan fors >>> a bill to cut the costs of student loan for for millions i headed to the president's desk. the bill links the interest rates to the financial markets. right now most students are paying an interest rate of 7% on their loans. if signed into law, the bill will drop the current rates to about 3.8%. however rates could increase if the economy improves, but are capped at 8.25%. >>> president obama's health care overhaul has turned into a big win for a silicon valley company. the government just gave e-he
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Aug 1, 2013 4:30am PDT
of the nsa secret leaker edward snowden is affecting your dinner table. >>> welcome back everyone. taking a live look outside this time from the south bay. silhouettes out there, palm trees. >> little shadows dancing. >> a lot of shadow dancing on thursday night, thursday morning. >>> starting the day girls of any age will be able to buy the morning after pill on store shelves. most grocery stores and pharmacies were moving it from behind the pharmacy counter to the family planning aisles. the government battled to keep an age restriction on the emergency contraceptive, but dropped its fight in june after losing a series of court battles. this morning the morning after pill is designed to prevent pregnancy up to 72 hours after unprotected sex. >>> a little warning here. a kansas city company recalling more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef nationwide because it could be contaminated with e. coli. the national beef packing company issuing the voluntary recall after a sample of its product tested positive for that product. t at this point it's unclear whether any of the recalled product mad
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Aug 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
that the nsa should actually make public. the national security agency admits its huge databases are sweeping up calls and e-mails of americans who talk to foreign targets. britain's "guardian" newspaper reporting new information from whistle-blower edward snowden about a program called x key score. it reportedly allows analysts to instantly read e-mails, track internet searches and read private facebook messages without court approval. the nsa and white house insists those searches are legal. >>> breaking news in the south bay where a woman says she was violently attacked by a man walking overnight in santa clara. this happened a couple blocks away from santa clara university on the corner of lexington and main. this is where today in the bay's bob redell joins us with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: jon, this also happened less than a week of another attack on a woman that took place friday night. police will look at whether or not that attack was related. it was around 1:30 this morning when this woman was attacked near this park near lexington and main. police are not saying much.
NBC
Aug 1, 2013 5:00am PDT
, that is nsa leaker edward snowden has papers allowing him to leave the moscow airport. again, this news coming in from the associated press. russian news agencies quoting edward snowden's attorneys who says snowden now has papers allowing him to leave moscow's airport. we'll keep an eye on this breaking news and bring you updates throughout the morning. >>> at 5:02. east palo alto police asking for your help figuring out how the crash happened on pulgas avenue about 7:00 last night. police say when they got to the scene, they found a toyota camry on its side. bystanders helped pull two people from the car. they were taken to the hospital, one in critical condition. police are looking for witnesses as they try to figure out what caused the crash. >>> a former united airlines baggage handler accused of stealing from passengers at sfo expected back in court today. george reyes has pleaded not guilty to ripping off personal property from luggage. police say they started investigating reyes after more than 50 complaints were filed by the customers out there about their missing items from their bags
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Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
look at the court order that authorized the nsa to collect all detailed records. another report indicates the agency can collect e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, times and dates but not the content of the calls. >> we will be looking forward to working with with with your committee and this committee to see if there are changes to be made. >> reporter: just last week the house narrowly defeated an effort to remove the program. also today edward snowden leased new materials about a u.s. surveillance program allowing agencies to monitor web browsing. president obama plans to meet in response with on going concerns over u.s. surveillance. reporting live in washington. >> he can organize a blood drive but he cannot participate. campbell's openly gay mayor says it is disappointing but he is determined to make a difference. lowe was turned away when he tried to donate blood. he suspected it because of a policy that prohibits gay individuals to give blood. >> this particular policy focuses on gay men only in which you can be in a relationship you cannot donate blood. >> he says the
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Aug 1, 2013 11:00am PDT
, of course, online at nbcbayarea.com. >>> on the international scene, russia has granted former nsa contractor edward snowden temporary asylum and his lawyer says after about a month in hiding, snowden has, in fact, finally left that airport. snowden wanted by the united states on charges under the espionage act. nbc's jim maceda has more from moscow. >> reporter: american fugitive, edward snowden, was into his sixth week inside the transit lounge of the airport here in moscow. it seemed to be lining up he would spend more time there until today it was confirmed by snowden's lawyer that snowden was issued temporary asylum in russia. when asked where snowden was going, he said he would not say, citing security reasons. now, a top russian official said that the snowden incident was insignificant, from the kremlin's point of view, and he hope it is would not damage relations already strained with the united states. washington is apparently crafting a response and certainly, this is going to come as discouraging news. but it might mean that all bets are off for a key summit meeting to t
NBC
Aug 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
lives. >> such a hot topic these days. we've been learning a lot about the nsa surveillance program, but it's not just the government, there's private companies, even your cell phone. there's a number of ways to be tracked. we decided to do an experiment. we followed one person all day long. how much of their life would truly be private? you may be shocked by these results. also ahead, we've got day two of our look at how not to be awkward. everyone has been in this situation, right? hi, al. a little crowded right now in that elevator? >> just a bit. we're going to find out if there's a right way to handle those tricky situations when you're stuck with people and somebody fell asleep in front of you. >> get to know them, al. just get to know them. talk about your issues. >> make friends. >> al wants out. >> al, don't kind of skulk away. >>> also, music mogul and x-factor judge simon cowell reportedly going to be a first time father with his close friend's wife. we'll have the details. >>> let us begin this half hour with more on that legal victory for o.j. simpson that's tied to the
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